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PREVIEW: No. 1 Carthage + No. 2 Gilmer Clash in ETX Showdown

Gilmer ISD to implement new rules ahead of showdown with Carthage

On Saturday, two of the best high school football teams in the Lone Star State will go head-to-head in what is sure to be a legendary matchup.

Read more: EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - Gilmer ISD to implement new rules ahead of showdown with Carthage



Gilmer 60, Argyle Liberty Christian 7

Gilmer 56, Center 17

Gilmer at Liberty-Eylau

TEAMS: Gilmer at Liberty-Eylau KICKOFF: 7:30 p.m., Harris Field.

Read more: Texarkana Gazette - Gilmer at Liberty Eylau

Read more: ETVarsity.com - ZONE PREVIEW: Gilmer vs. Liberty-Eylau

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - Gilmer Buckeyes v. Liberty-Eylau Leopards Game Info & Notes

Video: KLFItv TXK Football Classics - Liberty-Eylau vs Pittsburg 2006



Gilmer Buckeyes @ Liberty-Eylau Leopards
Friday, September 1, 2017
7:30 p.m.

Pregame show begins at 7:15.

Audio Link:

https://portal.stretchinternet.com/gilmer/

Buckeyes, Lions scrimmage here in final tuneup before regular season begins

The Gilmer Buckeyes hosted the Henderson Lions Thursday night at Jeff Traylor Stadium. The Lions scored once and shut Gilmer out during the controlled portion of the scrimmage. In the live two quarters of action which simulated an actual game, the score was Gilmer 14, Henderson 0.





High school football season is only a week away
HEAD COACH MATT TURNER speaks to the team after the Gilmer Buckeyes' scrimmage here against the Henderson Lions last night. The regular season begins a week from tonight on Friday, September 1, against the Liberty-Eylau Leopards in Texarkana. Kickoff will be at 7:30 p.m.

The Gilmer Mirror's Upshur County Football Guide will be published on Thursday, August 31.

Season tickets go on sale August 24-25

by PHILLIP WILLIAMS
Season tickets for the Gilmer Buckeyes' varsity home football games in 2017 go on sale for current season ticket holders Aug. 24-25, announced GISD Secretary Judy Moore.

Sale hours at the school administration building, located at the intersection of Trinity Street and Warren Avenue, are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., she said. For the season, orange seats are $60 each while railback seats are $48 apiece.

Season ticket holders wanting to relocate from their current seats should purchase the tickets they have now and exchange them on "swap night," set for 6 p.m. Aug. 29 at the administration building.

Public sales of season tickets which are not purchased by existing ticket holders are set Sept. 5-9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the same location, Moore said in a press release.

Gilmer's opening home varsity game is homecoming against Liberty Christian on Sept. 15. The Buckeyes play road games at Liberty-Eylau and Center prior to that.

Gilmer-Henderson scrimmage here Thursday designated as OUR DAY TO SHINE fundraiser

Gilmer High School and Henderson High School will be participating in a scrimmage at Jeff Traylor Stadium in Gilmer on Thursday, August 24, 2017, with all proceeds being donated to the Texas High School Coaches Education Foundation Benevolence Fund. This day has become known as OUR DAY TO SHINE.

The THSCEF Benevolence Fund was established by the Texas High School Coaches Association Board of Directors to assist athletes and coaches with special needs or hardships. To date over 900 schools have participated in OUR DAY TO SHINE and have raised over $383,000 to athletes and coaches with special needs.

Scrimmage time will be 7:30 p.m. Admission will be your donation. The public is invited to attend.

Touchdown Plays and Black Flag Defense from Gilmer-Kilgore Scrimmage on Friday night, August 18, 2017

Kilgore scored three touchdowns in the controlled scrimmage to two for the Buckeyes.
The 12-minute live quarter which followed ended in a scoreless tie.
Gilmer's second and final scrimmage will be against Henderson here on Thursday, August 24.

Video: Meet the Buckeyes - Aug 12, 2017

"Meet the Buckeyes" is an annual community pep rally held at Jeff Traylor Stadium on the campus of Gilmer (Texas) High School to get fired up for the fall sports and generally celebrate being Buckeyes.

Video: Gilmer Buckeyes Media Day - Aug 12, 2017

The Gilmer Buckeyes meet with the media at Jeff Traylor Stadium in Gilmer, Texas, on Saturday, August 12, 2017, after the conclusion of the first week of football practices.

Meet the Buckeyes - August 12, 2017 - 7 p.m. - Jeff Traylor Stadium

If it is raining at 7 p.m., this event will move to the Gilmer High Gymnasium.

Friday Football Fever Preview: Can Gilmer be dominant again?

Once again we are head towards another high school football season, where everyone is gunning for the Gilmer Buckeyes.

Read more (with video): KETK - Friday Football Fever Preview: Can Gilmer be dominant again?



See also (with video): KLTV - Red Zone Rundown: Aaron "Poppy" Brown can do a lot for Gilmer

Video: First Day of Practice

A brief glance at the Gilmer Buckeyes working out at Jeff Traylor Stadium in Gilmer, Texas, at around 8 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2017. Be sure and attend Meet the Buckeyes at the stadium on Saturday, August 12, at 7 p.m.

Video: Gilmer Buckeyes Head Coach Matt Turner - Gilmer Rotary Club - Aug 1, 2017

Coach Turner speaks about life, faith and football, among other topics. This meeting was held at the Gilmer Civic Center.

ET Football: Live opening-night broadcast to include Gilmer, more UIL news

HOUSTON – Gilmer will be a part of Texas Football Days to kick off the upcoming season.

Fox Sports Southwest will broadcast the Sept. 1 Shallowater at Idalou and Lake Travis at Converse Judson games live.

The Buckeyes' game at Texarkana Liberty-Eylau will be among 10 other games that will receive live look-ins.

Read more: ETVarsity.com - Live opening-night broadcast to include Gilmer, more UIL news

Also see: First-Ever Texas Football Days To Kick Off On August 28

2017 - 11th Annual East Texas Passing Academy

2017 - 11th Annual

East Texas Passing Academy
quarterbacks / wide receivers / tight ends -- registration form July 10th - 12th, 2017 (Monday - Wednesday)

5:30pm - 8:30pm
Camp Hosted at Jeff Traylor Stadium Posted on June 16, 2017 by E-Mail Matt Turner is joined by SMU "Guest Coach" Jeff Traylor; together they have coached the Gilmer Buckeyes to 14 undefeated district Championships and 5 state final appearances, including 3 state championships in 17 years. They are joined by Alan Metzel from the championship staff. You will always be working with some of the top coaches in the state.

BENEFITS Receive personal instruction from each coach.Receive in-depth training in the fundamentals.You will concentrate on you area of expertise.Associate with athletes from all around the state.Gain an advantage over your competition

Read more: The Gilmer Mirror - 2017 11th Annual East Texas Passing Academy

Consolation Bracket Final Scores: Stephenville 34, Gilmer 33; Gilmer 39, Salado 20

Buckeyes heading home ready for rest of the summer + August 8. #tx7on7pic.twitter.com/xaynQ9Oxp8— Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 30, 2017Wow! Final: Stephenville 34, Gilmer 33! #state7on7@SvilleYJFB— Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017BENCH CLEARING BRAWL!
Stephenville-Gilmer #ThisIsBad— Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017LEAD CHANGE: This is getting crazy! Stephenville ahead of Gilmer 34-33 #State7on7 — Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017Gilmer answers for 33-27 lead over Stephenville #GreatGame#State7on7 — Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017Stephenville takes first lead over Gilmer, 27-26... @claykrause5 TD, @blakearagon2 XtraPt. Both from @tyler_schouten7#State7on7 — Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017Early 2nd half: Gilmer leads Stephenville 26-20 #State7on7 — Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017HALF: Gilmer leads Stephenville 19-13 #State7on7 — Brad Keith (@theflashsports) June 30, 2017
Tied at 13-13 Stephenville - Gilmer #State7on7 — Brad Ke…

Thursday's State 7-on-7 Division II Pool Play Results

http://etsn.fm/2017-state-7-on-7-championships-thursdays-e…/ http://www.texasfootball.com/day-1-texas-7on7-state-champi…/


Texas 7-on-7 State Championship Day One Recap - Dave Campbell's Texas Football The 2017 Texas 7-on-7 State Championships got off to a fantastic start on Thursday at Veterans Park in College Station with 64 teams from across the state… TEXASFOOTBALL.COM

Final: Hardin-Jefferson 42, Gilmer 41

#tx7on7 FINAL

Gatesville 58, Carthage 25
Hardin-Jefferson 42, Gilmer 41

Bulldogs go 2-1 + Buckeyes go 0-3 in pool play.— Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017
Gilmer + Hardin-Jefferson tied up at 35-35 with four minutes left. #tx7on7— Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017
#tx7on7 HALF

Gatesville 38, Carthage 19
Gilmer 21, Hardin-Jefferson 21— Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017
State 7on7 - DII - Pool G
Hardin-Jefferson 21
Gilmer 21 Halftime
HJ (0-2) GIL (0-2)#VYPESETX#tx7on7pic.twitter.com/p14CAdKYAM— Ashly Elam (@AshlyVYPE) June 29, 2017

Final: China Spring 42, Gilmer 34

The first day of Texas high school football's mid-summer classic saw three East Texas teams advance to Friday's Division 2 (small schools) championship bracket. FINAL - China Spring 42, Gilmer 34. #tx7on7 — Clint Buckley (@ClintBuckley) June 29, 2017 And the Buckeyes notch two quick scores. China Spring's lead is 42-34. Not much time left. — Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017 China Spring has pulled away from Gilmer + leads 42-26 in 2H. #tx7on7 — Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017 Halftime of opening games:

China Spring 21, Gilmer 20
Carthage 21, Brazosport 7 #tx7on7 — Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017 Gilmer + China Spring exchanging TDs. Tied up midway through 1H. #tx7on7pic.twitter.com/26Qu4BEQG9 — Hayden Henry (@hayden_h) June 29, 2017
Read more (with video): KETK - Rough day for Gilmer at State 7-on-7

2017 Div. II Texas 7on7 Championship Pool Picks

Division II @Texas7on7 State Tournament pool picks from @dctfhttps://t.co/IFdQk1VKP7#txhsfb#tx7on7 — Matt Stepp (@Matt_Stepp817) June 27, 2017http://etsn.fm/2017-state-7-on-7-championships-thursdays-d…/

State 7-on-7: Thursday's ETX Division II Pool Play Schedule The 2017 state 7-on-7 tournament begins Thursday in College Station with Division II pool play. ETSN.FM Boost Post

Unequal to Reduce Concussion Risk at 7on7 Tournament

Unequal to Reduce Concussion Risk at 7on7 Tournament All Players to Wear Unequal Halo Headgear at Texas State Championships
PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2017) – Unequal®, a Philadelphia-based sports technology company, will be supplying their patented Halo® headgear to each participant in the 20th annual Texas 7on7 State Championships in College Station, Texas, June 29-July 1. This competition will feature 128 qualifying teams from across Texas, split into two divisions, during three full days of non-stop action.
“For the third consecutive year, we’re proud to play an integral role in promoting safer, smarter play for all 7on7 athletes who are coming to win a championship,” stated Jim Caldwell, executive vice president of Unequal. “The players get to strut their stuff while we get to showcase our highly protective Unequal headgear. Everyone wins.”
All Unequal Halo headgear products are designed to look just like a headband while offering serious protection to reduce the risk of concussions.  Ea…

2017 Texas 7on7 Championships Pools

Pool G: China Spring, Gilmer, Hardin-Jefferson, Sonora #TTPhttps://t.co/mntLIrnbFf — Nick York (@CoachNickYork) June 24, 2017
2017 Division II PoolsField assignments subject to change based on field conditions, logistical issues, etc. Game Schedule: Pools A through H
1 pm:    1 vs 2  (Field A)    |    3 vs 4  (Field B)
3 pm:    2 vs 4  (Field A)    |    1 vs 3  (Field B)
5 pm:    4 vs 1  (Field A)   |    3 vs 2  (Field B) Game Schedule: Pools I through P
2 pm:    1 vs 2  (Field A)    |    3 vs 4  (Field B)
4 pm:    2 vs 4  (Field A)    |    1 vs 3  (Field B)
6 pm:    4 vs 1  (Field A)   |    3 vs 2  (Field B) Top 2 teams in each pool advance to the Championship Bracket & play Friday
​at 9 am on the same field they used during Pool Play. 3rd & 4th place teams move to the Consolation Bracket & play Friday
​at 8 am on the same field they used during Pool Play. Click here to open in Google Docs Click here for a PDF version